Tag: milestones

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Music licensing startup Uppbeat reaches 1m users milestone

Startup Uppbeat emerged early in 2021 as a music licensing service for YouTubers, with a catalogue of 900 cleared tracks and a freemium business model.
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YouTube now has 80m paid Music and Premium subscribers

It's more than a year since YouTube announced that it had 50 million paid subscribers for YouTube Music and YouTube Premium.
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Instagram now has more than 2bn monthly active users

Something we missed in our report on Meta’s latest financial results yesterday: CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed a new milestone stat for its Instagram service.
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Apple Music has 100m songs, says ‘human curation is more important than ever’

Apple Music has announced a new milestone. No, not how many subscribers it has, but the number of tracks available on its service. It's 100m.
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Ed Sheeran is the first artist with 100m Spotify followers

Congratulations are due to Ed Sheeran. First for becoming the first artist to reach the milestone of 100 million followers on Spotify...
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TuneCore reaches new milestone of $2.5bn artist payouts

Distributor TuneCore has now paid out more than $2.5bn to artists in royalties since the company was founded in 2006.
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1 to the b(n): TikTok has more than 1bn monthly active users

If you don't know them, they're one to the bn, coming in hard, you better watch it, er, Instagram. Okay, that's enough TikTok viral rap references. The news is that the short-videos app has officially reached the milestone...
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Shazam has now tagged 1bn+ songs from the iOS Control Center

It’s a quirk of Apple’s music business that the company has announced more public stats for its Shazam music-recognition subsidiary in the last year than it has for its flagship streaming service. Last November, Shazam...
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Report: TikTok is first non-Facebook app to reach 3bn downloads

TikTok has reached an important new milestone, at least if analytics firm Sensor Tower’s latest number-crunching is correct. It claims that TikTok has become the first non-Facebook mobile app to reach 3bn downloads...
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Music Ally End-of-Year Report :: 30 Trends of 2020

It’s time for our end-of-year trends report. And no, it’s not just a giant, printable poster of a Covid-19 virus. Nobody wants that on their wall. We couldn’t ignore the novel coronavirus and its effects...
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TikTok says 176 songs are in its 2020 billion-views club

Christmas is coming, and TikTok looks increasingly likely to make it through the festive season without being sold or shut down in the US. And yes, we know that writing that sentence all but guarantees one of those two things...
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60k+ artists hit 100k listeners Spotify milestone in 2020

Spotify’s latest end-of-year review blog post (we’re starting to lose count) is focused on artists, and it includes some new stats. “More than 60,000 artists hit the exciting milestone of reaching 100,000+...